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American leviathan

Charles Austin Beard

American leviathan

the republic in the machine age

by Charles Austin Beard

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science and state,
  • Scientific bureaus -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles A. Beard ... and William Beard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 824 p.
    Number of Pages824
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18024064M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: American leviathan. Washington: Executive Intelligence Review, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.


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